Early Years Assistant (Temporary)

| Thursday, 15 August 2019

Lisburn Sure Start requires an;

Early Years Assistant

(Ref: F/EYA/L/193)

Temporary until December 2019 (with the possibility of extension)

Monday – Saturday

16 hours per week

£8.21 per hour



Job Purpose:

Lisburn Sure Start is currently seeking to recruit an Early Years assistant. The ideal candidate will be able to provide a range of coordinated services to families with children pre-birth up to the age of 4 years.


Essential Criteria:

Minimum of QCF Level 3 Child Care qualification OR:

  • NVQ Level 3 Children’s Care, Learning & Development
  • NVQ Level 3 in Childcare and Education
  • NVQ Level 3 in Caring for Children and Young People
  • NVQ Level 3 Early Years Care and Education
  • NVQ Level 3 Playwork
  • NNEB Level 3 Diploma in Nursery Nursing
  • CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Child Care & Education
  • CACHE Advanced Diploma in Child Care & Education
  • BTEC Higher National Diploma in Childhood Studies
  • BTEC National Diploma in Childhood Studies
  • Degree in Early Years Education
  • Degree in Early Childhood Studies


Other Essential Criteria to Include:

  • 5 GCSE’s, including English Language and Maths, at Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 1 year paid employment working in an early years setting
  • Good level of written and oral communication


Desirable Criteria:

  • Full driving licence and access to transport



For more information, a full job description / person specification or to obtain an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Department Tel: (028) 9034 7749 or email: recruit@brysongroup.org

Application packs are also downloadable from https://bryson.getgotjobs.co.uk/home, where there is also the option to apply online


Closing date for receipt of completed applications is Thursday 29th August 2019 at 5pm